This is a reminder that The Meadowlands will be carding a Breeders Crown undercard series for three year olds when standardbred racing returns in November.
There will be four separate mini-series for 3-year-olds of both sexes and gaits. The conditions for these series will be horses that have not earned $100,000 in 2014. Purses for the eliminations will be $20,000, with an estimated $50,000 final. The races will include a one-time $500 starting fee. There are over 300 horses catalogued in the upcoming Standardbred Mixed Sale at Harrisburg that meet the conditions of these four events.
The 3-year-old colt and filly trotters will compete in their eliminations on Friday (Nov. 14) with the finals to be contested on Friday (Nov. 21).
The 3-year-old colt and filly pacers have eliminations on Friday (Nov. 21) and the finals on Saturday (Nov. 29), which is the night of the TVG Free For All Championships.
All information regarding these series can be found at http://meadowlandsracetrack.com/uploadedFiles/breeders%20crown%20weekends_8.5x11.pdf.
In addition, there will be four separate 4-year-old open events for pacers, trotters, mare pacers and mare trotters carrying a $40,000 purse on Saturday (Nov. 22).
The condition sheet for opening weekend at The Meadowlands will be available tomorrow at http://meadowlandsracetrack.com/content.aspx?id=1582.
Any horsemen with questions regarding these racing opportunities should contact Director of Racing Peter Koch in The Meadowlands race office at (201) 842-5130.